Do you have a skier in your life? If so, you’ll want to check out our list of the best gifts for skiers (some of them even make great snowboarding gifts!)
From cozy hats and jackets to shiny new gear, we’ve got everything you need to help your skiing buddy hit the slopes in style. So take a look and find the perfect ski gifts today!
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Budget Gifts for Skiers (Under $30)
2. Bluetooth Beanie
Made of super soft acrylic, this beanie will keep their heads cozy and warm while pumping out their favourite tunes.
The sound quality is amazing (for the price) and the battery will last a whole 10-12 hour day of skiing.
3. Thermal Ski Socks
These are the best thermal socks (hands down) that I’ve ever put on my feet! And they’re so soft on the inside.
These ski socks are specifically designed to trap heat and wick moisture away (and they do just that.)
4. Thermajohn And Thermajane Long Johns
Made of ultra-soft fleece, these are the perfect base layer for ski lovers in your life.
With many different colours to choose from, they’ll love these thermal long johns (and you for buying them.)
5. Backpack Carrier
KISS is the concept here with this simple and effective way for them to carry their gear.
Make them happy on their next ski trip with this practical gift.
6. Waterproof Touchscreen Ski Gloves
These gloves are the bomb! They are super warm, keep your hands dry and you don’t have to take them off to use your cellular devices.
You’re welcome for the great gift idea!
7. Balaclava Ski Mask
Keep your loved ones warm this winter with this highly-rated, breathable ski mask.
This balaclava is super soft and fits perfectly with ski goggles.
8. Ski Base Repair Kit
Fixing up your ski base is just something you have to do to maintain that smooth glide while skiing.
Give the gift of repair this year and they’ll thank you (especially if you offer to do the work too.)
9. Ski Goggles
Great goggles for a great price (they’ll never know you cheaped out this year!)
With 14 different colours to choose from, we’re certain you’ll find the best one for your giftee.
10. Ski Boot Bag 50L
This highly rated budget bag is perfect for carrying all of their essential gear.
With 3 separate compartments, they’ll never know where anything is (just kidding, they’ll be super organized of course!)
11. WhiSki Poles SKI Pole Flask 2.0
Because ski resorts are expensive (and sometimes you just want a little somethin’, somethin’ on the ski lift!)
And as an added bonus, the telescoping ski poles are also super high quality (winning!)
13. Recycled Ski Bottle Opener
Crack open a nice cold one on a piece of history. As you take your first sip you’ll wonder, “What adventures have these been on?”
And because they’re handmade and made from recycled materials, no two will be alike.
14. Custom Ski Trail Signs
Handmade of rough-cut barn wood, these signs are full of rustic charm.
And because it’s a gift, you can have some fun with the customization (just make sure they’ll be proud to hang it on the wall!)
15. Multi-functional Neck Gaiter
This essential piece of ski gear can be worn as a neck gaiter, headband, scarf and more.
It’s best for warmer days on the slopes and there are so many colour and design options to choose from.
16. Classic Onesie
Super warm and cozy, this is the best onesie to chill in after a hard day of skiing.
In fact, this will probably be their “something more comfortable” all winter long.
17. Sloping Ski Glasses
I just love the aesthetics of these glasses and I think they will too.
Depending on what’s in them, they may get slopier and slopier (is that even a word?)
Oh wait…sloppier, that’s the word I was looking for!
18. “My Life is Going Downhill” Flask
I do like a good play on words.
This funny flask holds 8 oz and is small enough to hide (I mean fit) in their pocket while they’re skiing.
19. Eat. Sleep. Ski. Shirt
I. Think. They. Will. Love. This.
With both adult and youth sizes (and 7 colours to choose from) you’re bound to find the perfect one.
20. Ski Wine Rack
Let them put their favourite bottles of wine on display with this unique rack.
Or if they deserve it, fill it with their favourite bottles of wine and wrap it in a bow.
21. CamelBak Hydration Pack
Keep them hydrated with this insulated hydration pack.
It’s even big enough to carry some extra gear and snacks if they like.
22. Padded Ski Bag
Designed by skiers, this premium bag is built to last.
It has room for their skis (up to 185 cm MAX) plus extra gloves, clothes and other skiing whatchmabobbits!
23. Mountain Waterproof Ski Jacket
Keep them warm and dry with this cozy waterproof jacket.
These jackets fit awesome and are highly functional with an internal ski pass pocket, detachable hood and delightful fuzzy lining.
24. Boot Dryer
There’s nothing quite like slipping your feet into a pair of boots that are still wet from yesterday.
This portable boot dryer is the perfect solution (for ski or snowboard boots) and they’ll love the gift of dry boots in the morning.
25. Complete Basic Tune Kit
Give them everything they’ll need to do a basic tune and wax.
It even comes with a tuning instruction guide so they know exactly what to do.
26. GoPong Slamski
The ultimate drinking game for après ski.
This very well-crafted game brings everyone to the party (I’m looking at you grandma!)
27. GoPro HERO9
They can catch all the action in 5k with this powerful little camera.
It’s tough as nails and waterproof (aka perfect for a day on the slopes!)
28. Backcountry Avalanche Transceiver Beacon
Do you know somebody who loves to ride in the backcountry?
This avalanche beacon is the perfect addition to their backcountry skiing survival kit (and could very well save their life one day.)
Best Gifts For Ski Bunnies You Really Love ($$$)
29. Line Sick Day 94
From bombing down groomed trails to floating through powder, they’ll love these (and you for the best gift EVER!)
31. Völkl Deacon Junior + Bindings
They’re fun, forgiving and durable and perfect for the little ripper in your life.
Watching them fly down the hill with ease, you’ll almost think that this gift was actually for you!
If you have a skier in your life, this list of gifts should help you find something they’ll love.
From the latest in ski technology to funky ski suits, there’s something here for everyone. And if you’re still stuck, be sure to check out my snowboarding gifts for some more ideas.
What To Get People Who Like Skiing?
One option is gear such as ski jackets, pants, gloves, hats, and boots. Another option is lift tickets to a ski resort. Or you could get them a gift card to their favourite ski shop so they can buy whatever gear they need.
What Equipment Do Skiers Wear?
It varies (depending on the skier’s preference) but skiers typically wear a helmet, goggles (or sunglasses), a snowboard jacket and pants, thermal underwear, gloves and ski boots.
What Do You Get Someone On A Ski Season?
Ideas for what to get someone on a ski season are: lift tickets/ski rentals, a gift card for a local ski shop (or restaurant at the ski resort), or accessories like a Bluetooth toque or backpack.
What Is A Skiers Most Important Piece Of Equipment?
Most skiers would agree that the most essential equipment is your skis and boots! Skis can make all the difference in your enjoyment (or not) on the slopes and comfortable boots are a must.
What Are Ski Essentials?
Ski essentials include skis (and poles), boots, a helmet, goggles, a backpack, a boot bag and/or snowboard bag, thermal underlayers, a ski jacket (and pants), sunblock, ski wax, toques and gloves.
What Do I Need For A First Time Ski Trip?
Typically, things you’ll want to bring are a warm jacket, pants, helmet, gloves, a toque, sunscreen, goggles, snacks, your skis and boots (of course) and extra clothes (in case you get wet or cold.)